The Birthday Box by Leslie Patricelli


The Birthday Box by Leslie Patricelli

This is a funny tale exploring children's imaginations, featuring an endearing, inquisitive baby. You can stand on your box, hug it, play hide-and-seek in it...and with a bit of imagination, you can fly in an aeroplane over the ocean, sail in a boat over the sea and slide through the snow in it! But, best of all, after all that adventure, you can make a bed inside your box, snuggle down and remember all the fun you've had playing on your birthday! What is even better than getting a brand-new toy for a birthday present? Playing with the box it came in, of course! This title offers a treat for toddlers, with vibrant, quirky art and a witty story.


* Fantastically bright and amusing illustrations... a charming read. Baby & You on Big Little

About the Author

Leslie Patricelli is the author-illustrator of five board books starring her delightful baby character: Dummy, Yummy Yucky, Quiet Loud, Blankie and Big Little. Of The Birthday Box, her first picture book, she says, I've watched my kids transform boxes into cars, boats, spaceships, hospital beds, dog carriers, snake houses, bass drums, forts, airplanes, sleds and, yes, even a robot. She lives in Seattle, USA, with her husband and three children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 2 years +


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Publication date

6th April 2009



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